Randy Sego

Randy is an accomplished trial attorney with more than 30 years of legal experience in Colorado, where he has conducted numerous jury trials, obtaining many successful verdicts and outcomes. Most recently, Randy successfully defended a restaurant accused of infecting the plaintiff with Salmonella; Plaintiff sought more than $1.2M, but the jury returned a defense verdict in a few hours.  Another case involved a fight near a Denver tavern, in which the plaintiff sustained a traumatic brain injury and sued Randy’s client, asking the jury to award more than $16 million.  That trial lasted two (2) weeks and all claims against Randy’s client were dismissed.  Another case involved a plaintiff seeking more than $4 million for injuries sustained in an alleged fall on property owned by Randy’s client.  That trial lasted a week, and the jury returned a verdict in favor of Randy’s client in less than an hour.

Prior to private practice, Randy began his professional legal career in Colorado as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Charles D. Pierce of the Colorado Court of Appeals.  This highly respected judicial clerkship position allowed Randy to hone his legal research and writing skills, having drafted many published opinions.

After concluding his clerkship in 1988, Randy launched his career as a trial attorney and has litigated many types of cases, including cases involving motor vehicle accidents, traumatic brain injuries, personal injury, environmental contamination and cleanup, employment discrimination, commercial transactions, landlord-tenant, premises liability, products liability, construction defect, and more. Randy has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of Colorado courts and the rules of civil procedure, having conducted successful court and jury trials in both state and federal courts in Colorado. In addition to the court systems, Randy has conducted successful arbitrations and mediations in Colorado as well.

Randy also has appeared before various appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court, where he briefed the Court on a significant matter related to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Randy was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court Bar in 1990.

Randy has represented a variety of clients, including individuals, as well as companies of all sizes. Some of his clients have been Fortune 500 companies litigating complex, multi-party matters involving billions of dollars. Other cases involved less money, but were equally as important to Randy and his clients.

Prior to law school, Randy was an accomplished swimmer, having competed nationally and internationally.  Randy received the high honor and designation of All-American, awarded to him by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.  Randy also excelled academically in college and was named frequently to the Dean’s List.

In law school, Randy continued his academic success and graduated in the top 10% of his class from Valparaiso University School of Law. Randy was awarded the Wesemann Academic Scholarship, and was selected to the Moot Court Team and the Mock Trial Team to compete nationally against other law schools. Randy also was selected to the Valparaiso University Law Review, where he served as the Business Editor.

Randy grew up in Pueblo, Colorado, where he still visits frequently to see friends and schoolmates. His family currently lives in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, where his children are active in school and sports.

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Education

  • Juris Doctor: Valparaiso University School of Law, 1986
    • Graduated in the top 10% of his class
    • Awarded Wesemann Academic Scholarship
    • Valparaiso University Law Review, Business Editor
    • Moot Court Team
    • Mock Trial Team
  • Bachelor of Arts: Western State College, 1983
  • Double Major: Business Administration and Economics

Bar Admissions

  • State of Colorado
  • United States District Court
    • for the District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals
    • Tenth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association